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Options at the end of life

Bashir Mamdani

DOI: 10.20529/IJME.2004.064


Abstract

The author describes the choices that he and his family made to make his father’s death peaceful. His father’s condition had begun to deteriorate rapidly from an ill-defined dementing illness. The father had made his wishes clear: he did not want to prolong dying. The family struggled to find a way to honour the father’s wishes.

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